Essex Way 05/09/2004

I wasn't quick enough to pick a leg on this relay race across Essex so I ended up with the longest one, from West Bergholt to Dedham 11.4miles. Too make things trickier it was extremely hot, and I had to park my car at the finish and run to the start of the race. Still I didn't seem to suffer too much from the heat and the extra distance when it came time to start. Kept up a steady pace on the race and hung onto a springfield strider who had run the course before and had less trouble navigating than me. Good to see Ian at Dedham memorial ready to take over from me